New CASA Report Finds Most Web Sites Selling Prescription Opioids, Stimulants And Depressants Require No Prescription

Source: CASA Press Release, 7/9/2007

SOME SITES NOW SELL PRESCRIPTIONS AND ONLINE “MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS” TO GET CONTROLLED DRUGS

New York, NY – Despite a decline in the number of Web sites advertising or selling controlled prescription drugs, like OxyContin and Valium, Xanax and Vicodin, and Ritalin and Adderall, in the past year, 85 percent of Web sites selling such drugs do not require a prescription, according to You’ve Got Drugs! V: Prescription Drug Pushers on the Internet, the fifth annual White Paper on this subject released by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University.

Click here to read the rest of the Press Release.

Click here for the New York Times article on this report.

Click here to read the You’ve got Drugs! V report.

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